Teen Faces Charges in Two Incidents
A Carthage teen is facing multiple felony charges in connection with two separate incidents.
Kristopher Isiah Thomas, 17, of 448 Heritage Farm Road, is charged with felony financial card theft, four counts of felony identity theft and four counts of felony obtain property by false pretense in connection with a debit card theft that was reported on Sept. 23.
The victim reported that she gave a friend a ride and after she dropped him off she noticed her debit card was missing. She advised that the card had been used several times with charges totaling more than $800.
Thomas was given a $2,500 secured bond on those charges and placed in the Moore County jail.
Thomas is also charged with felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, felony possession of stolen goods, felony larceny of a firearm, felony possession stolen firearm and felony obtain property by false pretense.
Those charges stem from a incident in whice a resident of Carthage reported he let a friend borrow a shotgun, and advised the friend to return it, or it would be reported stolen. Later the man and his wife returned home to find someone had broken in and stolen a Playstation and three televisions.
Thomas received a $10,000 secured bond on that charge. He is sceduled to appear in district court on Oct. 25.
The shot gun and playstation were recovered from two different pawn shops.
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